Students need to register to attend a graduation ceremony once you receive your invitation, through the graduation ceremony and academic dress online form.

Invitation and registration

Your invitation

In preparation to celebrate this wonderful milestone in your life, see the below details about your graduation invitation and registration.

You will receive a personalised email invitation six weeks before your graduation ceremony. This will be sent to your UON email address and will include your full name (taken from your university records), your qualification, the ceremony you are being invited to attend and the RSVP date.

Please ensure UON has your current postal address. You can check in myHub through myUoN. If you are unable to your postal address, please email enrolments@newcastle.edu.au as soon as possible from your UON email account.

When you receive your invitation email, check that your name and qualification details are correct. If your name is incorrect you will need to submit a Change of Details form (PDF,244) together with the required documents, by the date shown on your invitation email.

Registration system link for Port Macquarie graduation: http://shop.uonservices.org.au/gown/Signin.aspx

Invitations for the March / April graduation ceremonies will be emailed to graduates UON email accounts in mid February 2016. RSVP for these ceremonies closes at midnight on Friday 4 March 2016. Late Registrations will not be accepted


Let us know if you are attending

Once you have received your invitation, you need to advise us whether you are attending your graduation ceremony, using the online form. You can nominate to attend, not attend or defer.

  • If you are attending, you will receive a confirmation email and receipt number, after you have paid the fee and clicked the 'submit' button. If you do not receive a receipt number at the time of registration please email us at graduation@newcastle.edu.au
  • If you are not attending and you have completed the online registration form, we will mail your documents to the postal address that you have listed in myHub.
  • If you are deferring you graduation, we will make a note to contact you for graduation at a later date.

Please note if we do not hear from you, we will hold your documents in the Graduation office until you make contact with via email at graduation@newcastle.edu.au